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A Poor New Hire Can Cost More Than You Think

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 15, 2018 8:17:21 AM

What does it really cost a company to for a new hire that turns out to not be a good fit? Far more than you may think.

In most organizations, the HR department plays a significant role in the recruiting and hiring of new employees. This is especially true for the regulatory and legal components of the process. However, finding, training and onboarding new hires is a critical endeavor that isn't always done well.

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Topics: recruiting and hiring, hiring trends, new hire, wrongful termination, employee onboarding

Be Clear On Employee Classification Rules

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 13, 2018 8:38:44 AM

Employers look for ways to reduce their overhead and employee salaries are often a large portion of that. But cutting corners with employee classification can be costly.

It can be tempting for employers and businesses in California to take administrative shortcuts when changing employee's classification.

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Topics: independent contractors, overtime pay, employee classification, exempt employees, 1099-MISC

Be Clear On Reporting Time Pay In California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Reporting time pay in California is intended to ensure that employees are paid for a mandated minimum number of hours if they are not allowed to work their full shift.

Employers in California, and their payroll and HR staff, are required to monitor these situations and ensure that any affected workers are paid correctly and accordingly. Employers are required by the Industrial Welfare Commission Orders to pay nonexempt employees for regularly scheduled, but un-worked time because of the lack of proper notification or inadequate scheduling by the employer.

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Topics: california labor law, california minimum wage, employee lawsuits, california break laws, reporting time pay

3 Top HR Trends For Hiring In 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 6, 2018 2:54:03 PM

The work of recruiting and hiring new talent can be difficult to do well. In addition, tools and tactics evolve over time as well as HR trends.

In larger companies, HR staff are often responsible for a number of functions including the recruiting and hiring of new employees. While there are many aspects of these functions that are well established and never really change, there are other dynamics that do change or didn't exist previously.

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Topics: HR best practices, recruiting and hiring, hiring trends, new hire, hr management trends

5 Great Tips For Onboarding Your New Hires in 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 1, 2018 5:02:25 PM

The job market is heating up and hiring is on the rise. If your organization will be bringing on new hires, it pays to have a solid onboarding process.

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New hire, or employee, onboarding is a critical function for any business. However, far too many businesses tend to overlook this process or downplay its importance.

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Topics: new hire, hr management trends, onboarding best practices, employee onboarding process, employee onboarding

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